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Gym Replaces Metal Weights With People of Different Shapes and Sizes

 - Jan 23, 2009
References: uk.reuters
Ridiculous, or ingenious? A gym in the UK is using humans as weights, replacing dumbbells with people of all sizes. The owners of Gymbox gym in London say this makes visualization easier and lets people see their lifting goals in a whole new light.

"The human weights range from the 'Dainty Dwarf' 32-year-old Arti Shah, who weighs just 30kg (66.1lbs or 4.7 stone), up to the 'Super Human' weight of 37-year-old -- and 155kg -- Matt Barnard," according to Reuters.

If this catches on, this opens up a whole new job category. I can't imagine you'd need any type of education or work experience, and size will be an advantage, for both super tiny people and the overweight.

One of the dumbest jobs I've ever heard of!